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ICT30005 – Professional Issues in Information Technology

ICT30005      |       12.5 Credit Points       |       Location: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Duration                                             Contact hours

One Semester                                       36 hours

Prerequisites

200 Credit Points

Corequisites

N/A

Aims and Objectives

Students will learn to identify and understand issues relating to the personal and organisational application of ICT. Students will develop a sense of professional responsibility through exploring professional codes of ethics articulated by professional accrediting bodies. Students will explore a range of social, legal, ethical and business issues that ICT professionals face in their careers.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Develop and present a resolved project outcome which synthesises an understanding of ethical and socio-technical challenges faced by an ICT professional
2. Evaluate the role of standards, codes of conduct and legislative/regulatory obligations on the level of professionalism of the ICT industry
3. Review the roles and responsibilities of ICT professionals in organisations and society from a range of perspectives such as work-life balance, mentoring and life-long learning
4. Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team

General Skills Outcome

• Teamwork skills,
• Analysis skills,
• Problem solving skills,
• Communications skills,
• Ability to tackle unfamiliar problems, and
• Ability to work independently